Archive for September 15th, 2011

Septimus and Clarissa finds hypnotic poetry in the ordinary, the solemn, the rapturous and just about everything in between.

So writes the New York Times in its review of the play now on stage until Oct. 8 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City.

The review also praises the play’s “airtight ensemble,” particularly Tom Nelis and Miriam Silverman; its “shadowy lighting;” and the “series of insightful, often haunting stage pictures” created by its set design.

“Woolf’s miniaturist masterpiece is instantly distilled into a thrilling and richly theatrical image” is yet another glowing phrase from the review.

I’m sold. Like a sweet freak longing for chocolate, my mouth is watering to see that play. If only I didn’t live in Ohio.

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